A sancai and blue-glazed pottery box and cover, Tang dynasty | 唐 三彩加藍蓋盒
A sancai and blue-glazed pottery box and cover
of flattened circular form, the cover with seven cream-and-amber dapples reserved against a cobalt-blue ground, the sides of the cover and box both splashed with cream and amber glazes, the interior of the box cream-glazed, the interior of the cover and the base of the box unglazed revealing the pinkish clay (2)
Diameter 2½ in., 6.2 cm
The edges of the blue-ground box with a few scattered shallow flakes, the largest apprx. 0.6 cm across, and the cover with possible retouching to some glaze.
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Acquired prior to 2000.